Damian Thompson stays humble, humorous and human.
Ever had someone screaming at you in a community meeting? You need a few minutes with Damian Thompson, director of multidisciplinary design studio Lat27. He talks about being the eye of the storm and having stillness of mind…but who learnt those jedi skills at uni?
Damian shares his refreshing take on the design industry – he’s successful yet humble. Hear about the botched presentation that’s etched into his memory, why everyone loves a volcano and how to reach every member of your audience.
- 1:35 Where exactly is Lat27?
- 3:30 The skills of great collaborators
- 4:53 Why everyone loves volcanoes
- 6:08 Out the front on Tuesdays
- 7:45 Designing the perfect presentation
- 11:30 The botched presentation you never forget
- 14:45 What to do when your slides go black
- 16:57 Staying calm in the face of fury
- 21:24 Getting the best from design students
- 24:10 How to read the room
- 25:30 What I wish I’d known starting out
Dig Beneath Design: Damian Thompson stays humble, humorous and human.